April 8, 2015

Considering the Next Step?

IPFW employees who have already earned a bachelor's degree are encouraged to talk about their next steps right here at IPFW----and to consider earning a globally recognized IU or Purdue graduate degree. All while taking advantage of significantly reduced employee tuition.*


Earning a master's degree can help you distinguish yourself in your career and help you stand out on campus.


Learn more about teaching and research opportunities, assistantships, and tuition discounts.*


Start the conversation. Or call the Office of Graduate Studies at 260-481-6145.


*Available for most programs.

IPFW LipDub Video:

Help Celebrate Our Resources

Be a part of the IPFW LipDub celebratory video and help showcase our different resources on the Science Mall, Monday, April 20, at noon. The LipDub is open to all IPFW students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other friends of IPFW. Wear your IPFW gear and bring any costumes, signs, props, and other fun items you choose! The event is sponsored by Student Success and Transitions and Don2Don Student Success Coaching. Sign up for LipDub or read the details

Hurry! Register for Staff Recognition Luncheon

The online registration deadline for the April 22 Staff Recognition Luncheon is Tuesday, April 14, at 5 p.m. (online) or April 20 (Bursar). If you have not registered and wish to attend, please remember to do so. Due to the requirements of the caterer, late reservations cannot be accepted. Payment is due at the Bursar's office by Monday, April 20 (cash or check made out to IPFW). Lunch is complimentary for those being recognized for service anniversaries and earned degrees, but they still need to register. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Human Resources at 481-6840. Register for recognition luncheon

Support Group for Survivors of Suicide

A support group for survivors of suicide has been formed that will provide support and education for those with common experiences and concerns as they recover from the effects of a suicide/suicide attempt of someone they know. The twice-monthly group meetings are the first and third Monday of each month from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on an open, drop-in basis. The group is initially scheduled for eight weeks, beginning April 6 and ending July 20.


All meetings except April 20 will be in Kettler Hall, Room G83; the April 20 meeting will be in Kettler G74. Sessions will be led by trained facilitators and supervised by mental health professionals. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. For more information, contact the Project COMPASS office at 481-6778 or connolle@ipfw.edu.

Special IPFW Student, Faculty, and Staff Discount Tickets for Jersey Boys

Take advantage of this discount and purchase tickets for Jersey Boys at the Embassy Theatre next week. Tickets are as low as $23 plus Ticketmaster fees. Use the links below to purchase tickets at the discounted rate, OR if you have a group of 10 or more for the same night and you wish to avoid the Ticketmaster fees, contact Suzee Leavell at 260-484-5665 or groupsales@fwembassytheatre.org.

 Autism Awareness Event is Tuesday, April 14

AutismCheck out the Autism Awareness Month event in the Walb Union Classic Ballroom from noon to 1:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 14. The event will provide free resources about autism spectrum disorders, interactive sensory activities, and light refreshments. This free public event is sponsored by the Special Education Programs, members of Chi Eta, and the Counselor Education Program. For more information, contact Rama Cousik at cousikr@ipfw.edu or 481-6003.

Safe Zone Workshops Rescheduled for April 28, 30

Safe ZoneA set of Safe Zone at IPFW workshops that were canceled in late March has been rescheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, April 28 and 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Helmke Library, Room 275.


Safe Zone is designed to raise awareness and increase understanding of the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals within the IPFW community. Participants who complete both sessions and pledge to be welcoming and affirming to LGBT members of the campus community will receive a door plaque to be displayed in their office or work area, which signals that the individual has pledged to be open and affirming to LGBT individuals. To register, email creekj@ipfw.edu or call 481-4140. Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Eleven Students Presenting at History Undergraduate Conference

Students, faculty, and staff are cordially invited to the seventh annual History Undergraduate Conference, which will take place Saturday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Learning Commons (Helmke Library second floor).


Eleven students majoring in history as well as biology, education, English, psychology, and Women's Studies majors will present papers based on the research they conducted in upper-level history classes. The four panels include papers dealing with Ancient Rome and Greece, the Cold War, the French Revolution, and 20th Century U.S. History. View the full conference program

Photo of the Week
Athletics Director Kelley Hartley Hutton presented Coach Arnie Ball with a replica of Arnie Ball Court at a ceremony last Saturday evening. The Gates Athletics Center court was dedicated in honor of Coach Ball prior to the men's volleyball game versus Ball State, which IPFW won in three sets.
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